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Nov 28, 2009 11:15pm EST
michele obama was so into the game. she was on her feet for one lucky person and that's her brother. he's the oregon state head coach coach. oregon state built an 18-point lead. the obama family liked that. they pass it around the perimeter, go inside to andre for the lay-in and the foul but g.w. suffers its first loss of the season falling to oregon state 64-57. >>> jack the bulldog still a little bit hungry after that thanksgiving meal. georgetown hosting lafayette. first half the hoyas running chris wright to greg monroe to swayson clark for the reverse lay-in. he had a career high 19 points. later in the first half, thompson from the left wing. he drills a three-pointer. he hit all six of his shots. the hoyas on fire from downtown making ten three-pointers. late in the first half, inside to greg monroe. the hoyas six players in double figures. a big reason why they beat lafayette. tonight's geico 15 minutes of fame goes to florida quarterback tim tibow. he accounted for five touch qowns in his final game at the -- touchdowns in his final game at the swamp. he has led top ranked florid
FOX
Nov 26, 2009 6:00am EST
that. that's a check of your fox 5 on-time traffic. >> thank you. >>> president obama will spend his first thanksgiving in office with his family at the white house. >> yesterday, he shared this message. the president said, quote, il be giving thanks for my family and if all the wisdom, support and love they have brought that my life. the president goes on to say that we should all remember those who can't be with the ones they love today, especially troops overseas right now. >>> and u.s. troops overseas are already enjoying the thanksgiving feast. this is video from the defense department just coming ifrom baghdad. look good, right? these troops are from the wisconsin air national guard. it took a ton of thank you, you, # hundred pounds of stuffy and 3,000 slices of pumpkin pie to feed this unit of more than 3,000 soldiers. >> well, it is possible to make it through the holidays without starting the new year drowning in debt. coming up next, tips on getting every on your list knocked out without take a big hit to your bank account. >> looks like more people plan to save by cutting
FOX
Nov 25, 2009 10:02pm EST
the state dinner in honor of india with president obama and our first lady. obviously this investigation is just beginning. we have tried to get in touch with the couple for additional comment but have not heard back. no word on whether they could face charges. of course we will stay on top of this story and bring you more as get it. >> thanks very much. >>> to another big story we're following. the suspect in the murder of this 9-year-old boy found dead in his jail cell today. jose pena was arresadd eek ago for shooting -- arrested a week ago for shooting this little boy through his apartment door. >> reporter: he used a sheet to take his own life. tonight an investigation is now underway at the jail. officials confirm pena was operated from other inmates at the time. the big question tonight is when was the last time someone checked in on this high profile alleged child killer. in the neighborhood of 9-year- old oscar fuentes, the news that his alleged killer was found hanged in the d.c. jail was met with mixed reaction. >> they should have watched him. it's a big case. t
FOX
Nov 14, 2009 11:00pm EST
going to be amp latory. he won't be able to walk. >> reporter: president obama says anyone with knowledge of hasan's plans will be prosecuted. lawmakers in washington are set to launch several congressional hearings in the search for answers. >> the american people looked at this over the weekend and said, you know, this walks like terrorism. it talks like terrorism. it acts like terrorism. >> reporter: as the case develops, hasan's lawyer wants a security clearance to review all materials developed in an inquiry ordered by president obama. in new york, juliet hudy, fox news. >>> everywhere at 11:00 starting in maryland where the remnants of ida have left her mark. in calvert county, residents are coming together to try to shore up homes in danger of losing their foundations. they spent another day sandbagging trying to save homes from sliding off their foundations. >>> also republicans say higher health care costs are sure to come under the bill approved last week. that is according to a study they requested by one of the top officials at the centers for medicare and medicaid.
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 11:00pm EST
as an independent. now, a year ago, barack obama and john mccain split those independents right down the middle. tonight, those independents went for bob mcdonnell by a marvin of 2-1 creigh deeds wasn't able to get out the vote in loudon county and prince williams county. creigh deeds didn't carry the day today because he didn't carry independents or moderate republic tans.>>> we sort of saw the writing on the wall. in the end craig deeds couldn't gain ground on the lead that started widening three weeks ago. >>> we spent the day with the deeds campaign. marie has more from richmond. >> reporter: a far different scene here at the state democrats party. the candidates are gone and as you can see crews are cleaning up after what amounted to be a crushing defeat of the entire democratic slate here tonight. but the candidates are continuing to vow to fight for virginians. [ cheers and applause ] . >> reporter: a campaign on the ropes from the beginning. the tone for most of election night guarded optimism. but hope for any upset victory sank fast as results came back. the state democrati
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 9:00am EST
in the wake of president obama's history- making election. sarah simmons joins us live with more. >> reporter: good morning, allison. we've been watching a steady stream of people coming into the polling place in falls church behind me. and we've been trying to talk to voters to find out which way things are going, but it's tough to know. we're hearing from both republicans and democrats out here. let's look at video from earlier we shot. this is as the voting was getting underway. a small group of people, a handful of people have been coming in throughout the morning hour. not just the huge lines from last november when president barack obama was elected but these huge lines weren't expected today. now i talked with voters. there doesn't seem to be anyone leaning one way or the other that is coming out of here. but just watching creigh deeds, his last-minute push yesterday and over the last week, he's been campaigninwith governor tim kaine, also president obama last week. he's really trying to make that last-minute push, despite what the polls had been saying. giving republican
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 6:00am EST
with governor tim kaine yesterday and also president obama coming out on his behalf last week trying to help him regain some ground as well and he really did hold off on campaigning for creigh deeds there for a while but we're really noticing in the last couple of days how he has been in the ads on television. there is concern as it whether or not the democrats still have momentum here in the state of virginia after the november election from last year when president barack obama won. of course, we will be watching that all day. polls close here at 7:00 p.m. everyone will continue to watch and see what will happen in this race and see if the democrats can pull it out one more time. back to you, steve, gurvir. >> thank you. >>> also on the ballot for virginia voters, lieutenant governor, attorney general an auld # hundred seats in the house of delegates. we'll be live in richmond tonight with complete coverage of all the races. >> we are watching elections in maryland including mayors races in boe, gaithersburg, takoma park, rockville. for the late result, go to myfoxdc.com and click on
FOX
Nov 2, 2009 5:00am EST
could be an indication of how people feel president obama is doing and the democratic congress. back to you. >> thank you. >>> and for all of the latest as voters head to the polls tomorrow, keep it here on fox 5 and you can watch the results on myfoxdc.com. >>> a mass murder scene in ohio. the bodies of half a dozen women are found in a man's home. you are watching fox 5 morning news.  >>> a bizarre crime unfolding in cleveland, ohio where police found the bodies of six women decomposing inside the home of a registered sex offender. the coroner said the women were all murdered. cleveland police made the discovery while attempting to arrest anthony soul on rape charges. >>> a man suspected in the fatal shootings of four men at a north carolina television shop has been captured in virginia. police in mount airy, north carolina say marcos chavez gonzalez was arrested early this morning at a hotel nearby near the virginia state line. he was wanted in the kill go ahead of four men on sunday. police say they don't believe the shootings were random. >>> a bo
FOX
Nov 6, 2009 6:00am EST
free today. >>> now, to some of the other top stories we are following. president obama delaying a visit to capitol hill today to discuss health care reform with lawmakers. instead, he will head to walter reed and then make a trip to the hill tomorrow. meantime, mr. obama and at the white house briefing himself yesterday saying that the new endorsements for the legislation from the aarp and american medical association are no small accomplishments. >>> even though the economy is rebounding, job are still pretty tough to come by. >> a new report scheduled out today could show an unemployment rate of more than 10%. that level hasn't been seen since 1983. the economy is recovering from its deepest slump since the 1930s but some economists are not sure how long the recovery will actually last. >>> if you have been meaning to get a seasonal flu shot but you haven't done it yet, you might want to get it done now. we'll tell you why coming up next. >>> they overshot the airport by 150 miles because they apparently weren't paying attention and now they're fating to get back in the skies. w
FOX
Nov 2, 2009 6:00am EST
president obama says the government is catching up to the demand. david axelrod said ten million more doses will be available this week. independent health advisors will grin tracking the health of people who received the vaccine. >>> how did you spend your halloween this year? some local student got a treat they will nevr forget at the white house. we'll tell what you was in the goody bags that the president and mrs. bell atlantic -- and mrs. obama handed out. >>> tony will tell us what to expect outside today and we'll have a check on the traffic. s are -- p >>> a pretty happy scene for these students. they were at the whithouse. mrs.obama dressed up. the president dressed down a little bit. no word on where sasha and malia accept braitd. the couple handed out goody bags including white house m & m's, dried fruit and a cookie made by the white house pastry chef. >> white house archingly turned orange in honor of the holidays. actually turned orange in honor of the holidays. -- no word on where sasha and malia celebrated. >>> let's talk to tony now about our fo
FOX
Nov 27, 2009 10:00pm EST
and shake hands with president obama. >> reporter: part of the mystery of how this happened is solved and how close the northern virginia couple got to president obama. tonight the secret service is looking into whether there should be criminal charges. this is the official white house photo showing tareq and michaele salahi in a receiving line shaking hands with president barack obama. the newest revelation in what's now a growing scandal. tuesday night the pair is accused of slipping into a white house state dinner uninvited despite the supposed high security. not only was the president there, but india's prime minister too. now the secret service wants to question the couple. one newspaper says two agents showed up at their oasis winery about 11:00 friday morning. a vineyard manager tolded agent the salahis weren't there. then she says the agents left this message for them. >> they said -- [ inaudible ] and that if they didn't -- [ inaudible ] >> reporter: the revelation has left many asking how could the security breach happen. the agency charged with protecting the preside
FOX
Nov 18, 2009 9:00am EST
, presidential visit to asia. president obama is in south korea now the last stop op his tour. >> mr. obama conducted a round of media interviews and comments on afghanistan with making headlines. doug lazader joins us now live from capitol hill, good morning. i think one of the first things to jump out at most of us, he is telling us when he expects to make announcement on the future of strategy in afghanistan. >> reporter: yeah, good morning, guys. he is saying within weeks which is what the white house said again and again and again as this decision lingers out there. the i'm sure that's not going to mull fie critics who think the decision should have been made earlier. there are weighty decisions to be made. obviously involve matters of life and death. he is going to take time coming up with what he considers to be the right kind oaf policy. >> as he inherited this war, he made the statement he doesn't want it to go beyond the administration. he says he his new strategy is to think about an end game, getting out of afghanistan. >reporter: really that's been everyone's strategy to find a
FOX
Nov 29, 2009 10:00pm EST
president obama's speech on troop levels. tuesday he is expected to announce how many additional troops he'll send to afghanistan. it is a decision the whole country has waited weeks for. lawmakers on both sides of the aisle are already weighing in. fox 5's sarah simmons takes a closer look tonight. >> reporter: in two days president obama will announce the new battle plan for afghanistan. he's expected to send an additional 34,000 troops but some lawmakers worry it may not be enough. >> you need to put in everybody you can as quickly as you can and deliver a knockout punch to the enemy. >> reporter: the president's top commander on the ground wanted 40,000 additional troops to defeat the taliban led insurgency, stabilize the afghan government and provide more obtaining for afghan forces. but some democratic lawmakers don't think more u.s. combat troops is the answer. >> why the additional troops would help increase the size of the afghan army. when i was in afghanistan, i was told that the greatest need in afghanistan is for more afghan troops. >> how are we going to keep the pr
FOX
Nov 30, 2009 6:00pm EST
, president obama has begun one of his toughest sales pitches yet. his u.s. afghan strategy. the official announcement comes tomorrow. here's what we know. president is expected to send 35,000 more u.s. forces to the country. it is expected it will cost $75 billion a year. and the white house said today the president will reiterate this is not an open-ended commitment. >>> up next here at 6:00, sentencing day for a maryland beauty queen busted for drugs. >>> plus, metro is facing tough questions following a $9 million accident. and sue, here we go again. >> i know. we are off to a wet start but at least it didn't rain for the travelers coming back yesterday. a live look at radar. a lot of moisture is pushing to the south and east. when will it be out of here? and what's the rest of the week look like? the forecast after the break.
FOX
Nov 3, 2009 6:00pm EST
, only a year after barack obama was the first democratic presidential candidate to take virginia, republicans now seem poised for a comeback in this state. now, paint the picture of what has gone on here the last couple of years. democrats have been on a winning streak. they have taken two previous races, two previous democratic u.s. senate races, and now only 12 months after barack obama took this state, republican bob mcdonnell does seem poised to regain the seat for the republicans. today, it was kind of a back to the future tour for mcdonnell. he toured four locations throughout the state which he been critical and key in in his life. he went to virginia beach where he used to represent that area, and finally he will turn here tonight, brian, into richmond where he has served for t past three and a half years as virginia's attorney general, hoping tonight to claim victory as the next governor of the state of virginia. >> democratic challenger creigh deeds hopes his last minute campaigning closed that double digit lead. maureen is covering that campaign live also in richmond,
FOX
Nov 12, 2009 11:00pm EST
eligible for the death penalty if convicted. president obama has ordered a review of all intelligence related to hasan and whether it was handled properly. >>> three people arrested for breaking into dozens of homes and stealing gold jewelry. laura evans everywhere at 11:00 starting in fairfax county. >> reporter: these urk breakers -- these burglaries all happened during the day targeting homes owned by indian americans. the three suspects were arrested this week after investigators spotted them and noticed they matched the descripgs of the burglary -- descriptions of the burglary suspects. >>> charges filed against the colorado parents who claimed their son floated away in a large helium balance loon. the family made up the whole thing to land a reality tv show. richard mean east turned himself -- heene turned himself in today and faces 930 days in jail. >>> -- 90 days in jail. obama is heading for asia. he'll attend a summit in singapore and discuss trade, security and climate change. before leaving today he announced the summit next month to address the ring u.s. unemployment. >>>
FOX
Nov 7, 2009 6:00pm EST
scheduled for today. the pressure is so high, president obama went to himself to push for as many votes as possible. at stake a campaign promise and possibly seats in the next congressional election. fox's molly hinenburg reports from capital . >> reporter: president obama makes a rare appearance on capital hill one final push before the house votes on legislation that could overhaul america's health care system. >> now is the time to finish the job. the bill that the house has produced will provide stability and security for americans who have insurance, quality affordable options for those who don't and lower costs for american families and american businesses. >> reporter: the president met privately with house democrats this morning, encouraging them to support the bill. the proposed reform would cost 1.2 trillion dollars over ten years and extend insurance to tens tv millions of americans. >> today we will make not only history but progress for america's working families. >> it is historic and all of us who sit in this chamber know that it will have a great effect on our peop
FOX
Nov 8, 2009 8:00am EST
obama made a appearance on capitol hill and then delivered a speech at the white house. >> now is the time to finish the job. the bill that has the house has produced will provide stability for americans who have insurance. >> reporter: as far as the final numbers in the vote. 39 democrats broke with their party and voted against the bill. one republican broke with his party tand voted for the bill. lousiana republican representative joseph go is considered the most closest to the democrats for the bill. >> even know the democrats have a majority in the senate, some have expressed issues about rushing this bill through. melanie. >>> new developments in the shooting rampage at fort hood. major nidal malik hasan has been taken off a ventilator. he still remains in icu. jennifer davis has reaction from family and friends of the victims. >> lieutenant colonel juanita l warman. 55 of maryland. >> reporter: army officials read the names of the 13 killed during the massacre of fort hood. >>ohn p. gaffney, of san diego, california. >> reporter: but for those who lost loved ones, the grief is
FOX
Nov 20, 2009 10:00pm EST
. >>> reverend jer nye would wright -- jeremiah wright, president obama's former pastor called a racist by some is being a speech right now. roz plater joins us with more on the controversy surrounding his appearance. >> reporter: he has been out of the tional spotlight for a year or so but he is still sparking debate. hateful e-mails and even tonight a boycott. and on the night of celebration, there was even extra security. a lightning rod for controversy, the reverend jeremiah wright is the keynote speaker for the naacp and his very presence is stirring things up. the civil rights group got men menacing e-mails. one of the e-mails i got was saying be careful because it makes people take things in their own hands. >> reporter: one state delegate is -- [ inaudible ] i oppose mr. wright's views and disappointed he was selected to receive this honor. it distracts away from the good men and women receiving awards and has hurt the financialability to raise funds for scholarships. but the organization's president stands by the choice saying members wanted to hear from the man himself without the fil
FOX
Nov 27, 2009 6:00am EST
confirmed earthquake in virginia. >>> also ahead, president obama and the first family spent hair first thanksgiving in the white house and now the christmas pns are starting to take shape. that is coming up next. ♪ ♪ (announcer) pillsbury bakes up bigger than the leading store brand. by any measure, you'll love them. look for bigger biscuits, cinnamon rolls and crescents from pillsbury. dealer: you know, volkswagen takes care of the scheduled maintenance at no cost. and during the sign then drive event, you can get a cc, jetta, or top safety rated tiguan for practically just your signature. it's that easy. woman: i can't believe it. woman: i can believe it. yep. >>> making headlines this morning. it is beginning to look a lot like christmas at the white house stud. first lady michelle obama receive the official white house christmas tree later. it is coming from west virginia and will go on display in the blue room. for thanksgiving, the obamas hosted 50 friends appears family members and the president called ten american military members to thank them for their service. >>>
FOX
Nov 26, 2009 10:00pm EST
officers at the check point did not follow proper procedures. >>> president obama took some time out of his day to call ten u.s. service members stationed in war zones. the president told them he's truly grateful for their services and sacrifices to our country. he thanked all military men and women. >> our thoughts and prayers to the many families marking this thanksgiving with an empty seat saved for a son or a daughter, the husband or wife stationed in harm's way. we say a special thanks for the sacrifices those men and women in uniform are making for our safety and freedom. >> wounded soldiers in afghanistan got a chance to enjoy a holiday meal. the u.s. ambassador to afghanistan visited injured men and women. president obama is expected to announce plans to send more troops to afghanistan. >>> troops in iraq also enjoying some turkeytoday. it looks good. soldiers in the wisconsin national guard got turkey with all the trimmings in their dining hall in baghdad. president obama plans to withdraw all u.s. combat forces from iraq by september of next year. >>> back here at home, les
FOX
Nov 26, 2009 9:00am EST
. president obama is set to address the nation about the war in afghanistan. there are reports that tens of thousands of troops will be sent to the war torn region. doug luzader has the latest from capitol hill. >> reporter: the official announcement to send more troops to afghanistan is still days away but this news is quickly sinking in as families prepare for more sacrifice. >> that's good. >> reporter: it was an early thanksgiving for these soldiers in texas as they prepared to deploy. for them and their families, there are plenty of questions this year and from president obama in his weekly address, an acknowledgment thoughts of war. >> we keep in our prayers the marking of an empty seat safed for a son or a daughter, a husband or a wife stationed in harm's way. >> reporter: and there will soon be more in harm's way in afghanista even as the president went through the rituals of thanksgiving, pardoning a turkey at the white house, he is preparing for a critical speech on tuesday outlining a plan that could send some 30,000 reinforcements into afghanistan. >> the speech is critical. not
FOX
Nov 12, 2009 6:00am EST
victim's name has not been released. >>> president obama says he is not going to make a final decision on sending american troops to afghanistan just yet. administration officials say the president is still looking at war options and all getting clarification on how and when troops would turn over security responsibility to the afghan government. meantime, american soldiers in kabul paused to honor their fallen comrades on vet an day. colleagues from other nato nations joined them to observe a minute of silence for those who have given their lives for that you are country. >>> president obama heads to asia today after making some remarked about the economy at the white house. in tokyo, he will meet with japan's prime minister and will hold a press conference there. >>> protests met secretary of state hillary clinton as she arrived in the philippines. she is there to show support for the country's efforts to oppose extremists. >>> democratic officials say harry reid is considering higher payroll taxes on the wealthy to fund the plan. the proposal would raise the medicare portion of inco
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Nov 26, 2009 5:00am EST
washington wizards opper died tuesday and tributes are still pouring in. president obama says abe pollin was a man who knew being an owner wasn't just about win ago championship. it was about being part of after community. >>> food and friends will prepare and deliver 3500 meals today to those with life cllenging diseases. and certainly, as you might imagine, this is no small feat because of the current economy. there are more and more people who need this type of service. the menu for today calls for 4800 pounds of turkey alone and sarah simmons is joining us live as volunteers and staff get ready to roll out the turkeys and all the fixings that go with them. good morning. >> reporter: you said 8400 pounds of turkey and 1500 pies. i'm already full. i don't know about you. but this is a lot of work that they have to do in order to get these meals out the door. they expand it every year, food and friends does, to 3500 deliveries to people for the thanksgiving holiday. it is bizarre. you would not know this but this is the only organization in the d.c. metro area that does the home deliver
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Nov 27, 2009 5:00am EST
president obama and the first family spent the holiday and what they are doing today to get into the spirit of of the season. >>> also, they are just hours way from returning to earth. how the crew of the one day he'. e d she'll walk down the aisle. one day they'll worry about their kids. at st. jude children's research hospital, we're fightinfor the future of children in communities across america. we've changed how the world treats brain tumors, sickle cell, and leukemia. d no child is ever turned away because a family can't pay. at st. jude, our research today could save the life of a child you know tomorrow. we never stop looking for cures for any child. ever so if you have healthy children, give thanks give thanks. give thanks. da las gracias. give thanks for the healthy kids in your life. and give to those who are not. go to stjude.org or shop wherever you see our magnifying glass. in lumber. in rubber. in bellies. and precious metals. it's time to put everything you have into your 10k. your 5k. and even your 1k. and, of course, you can never go wrong with futures. kaiser perma
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Nov 10, 2009 5:00am EST
never formally investigated. a congressional hearing is planned for next week. >>> president obama is scheduled to attend a memorial service at fort hood today. that service would include a roll call of the victims' names and a 21-gun salute. fox 5 will broadcast the memorial service today at 2:00 p.m. we'll stream that on-line on our website at myfoxdc.com. >>> two people shot, one person killed in washington last night. we have the latest. >>> a frightening scene. a woman falls face down on the train tracks right in the path of an oncoming train. you can see the headlights coming up. we'll show you how it ended coming up next on fox 5 morning news. - ( music playing ) - now's the time to invest. in lumber. in rubber. in bellies. and precious metals. it's time to put everything you have into your 10k. your 5k. and even your 1k. and, of course, you can never go wrong with futures. kaiser permanente. thrive. >>> a wild scene into southeast washington. you can see the car smashed right into the side of the building. this was last night along bowen road. no word on what caused the driver
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Nov 13, 2009 9:00am EST
was pregnant in addition to 13 murder charges. president obama has ordered an investigation into whether this was properly handled. >>> a florida family is now in a desperate search for their loved ones remains. someone stole an urn containing the ashes of retired army colonel norbert schmidt, it was stolen from a rented van. they also stole her fathers army discharge papers, death certificate along with a computer and jewellery. >>> he was a perfectly healthy teen just one week ago. now a local boy has to use a walker to get around. could his condition be related to the swine flu vaccine. >> also the battle over gay marriage in the district heats up. hear from the catholic church about their threat to pull programs from the city. we continue on the other side of this break  >>> the cdc is breaking down cases of swine flu. 4,000 people have died since april. 540 of them were children. according to the cdc the virus infected 22 million people, sending 98,000 to the hospital including 36,000 children. the cdc expects numbers to grow. they are higher than previousl
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Nov 14, 2009 10:00pm EST
controversy. >> reporter: the obama administration says it will try five accused plotters of the 9/11 attacks in new york city, just blocks from where the twin towers fell. >> those allegedly responsible for the attacks of september 11 will finally face justice. they will be brought to new york. >> reporter: some people in new york city, including the mayor and police commissioner say there's no place more proacht for the -- appropriate for the suspects to face justice. but the decision isn't sitting well with everyone. it's drawing raw emotion and anger from some families of nearly 3,000 victims. debra burlinggame's brother was the pilot of the plane which hit the pentagon after being over taken by hijackers. >> we are going to unleash hell on this administration and we are going to try and stop this. >> reporter: a retired firefighter and first responder says trying the five men in new yrk, including alleged mastermind khalid sheik mohammad will reopen a wound. >> we're going to drag new yorkers, families, firefighters, police officers' families through the muck again, people tha
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Nov 30, 2009 9:00am EST
looks like president obama wants to send more u.s. troops to afghanistan. he's scheduled to make a prime time speech tomorrow to announce the plans. you can be sure it's a speech both democrats and republicans will be watching very closely. fox's lauren sivon reports. >> reporter: the stakes are high for the obama administration. on tuesday evening, during a prime time address from west point, the president is expected to announce a plan to send an additional 35,000 troops to afghanistan. lawmakers from both sides of the aisle are speaking out. michigan senator carl levin, the democratic senate chairman, says an afghan troop surge is the key to victory. >> if the mission is to give them the capacity to take on the taliban, and i believe that will be the principal mission stated, that would be one important thing to happen for democratic support. >> reporter: it's believed the escalation will take place over the next year and there will be more tha100,000 troops in the war zone but some republicans contend the plan doesn't work. even citing vietnam. >> we'll send a few troops and th
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Nov 18, 2009 10:00pm EST
cases of sexually transmitted diseases each year. >>> first lady michele obama visited a school in alexandria to talk about keeping kids healthy with nutrition and exercise. they congratulated them on winning a usda healthier u.s. silver school award. while there she took part in a round table discussion with principal, teachers and parents to talk about healthier choices. >> we know the statistic. we know that the school lunch and nutrition program is a major part of kids' lives because so many kids are getting most of their meals here. and we also know that we can do better. >> mrs. obama praised the school for extending recess from 20 to 30 minutes to get a little more physical activity into the students' days. >>> a historic day on capitol hill. senator robert byrd became the longest serving lawmaker in congressional history. his colleagues gave him a standing ovation and paid tribute to him on the senate floor. he's served for 56 years includingix years serving in the house. he says he looks forward to serving another 56 years. he turns 92 on friday. >>> senators faced off aga
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Nov 13, 2009 5:00pm EST
radical anti-americanism. >> we will watch these news developments. >>> president obama is losing his top lawyer. white house council greg craig is leaving his post to return to private practice. he will be replaced by bob bower who served as president obama's private attorney. he is eected to start in the new position by the end of the year. >>> he visited his father hours before the d.c. sniper was put to death. now john muhammad's oldest son is speaking out for the first time since the execution. >>> 11 bodies found inside this cleveland home. tonight a suspected serial killer has his day in court. are they closer to piecing this together? - five dollars for a sub! - but no drink? no chips? man, that's roughing the wallet. now this is the total package. the $5 madden nfl box. choose from 6 kfc favorites... with a side and a madden nfl cup. unthink... and taste the unsub side of kfc. ♪ love hurts ♪ love scars ♪ love wounds... - announcer: before you ever love it... - ( tires screech ) ...the nissan altima goes through over 5,000 tests. no wonder j.d. power and associates... -
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Nov 27, 2009 6:00pm EST
to the white house but they met president obama in the receiving line. the secret service says they are looking into filing charges against the couple. that is not the only twist. roz plater is working the story from the newsroom. >> reporter: we have been asking just how close this cole got to the president and now we know. apparently close enough to shake hands with him in a receiving line. a rather rare admission from the secret service on this breach of security and more signs the agency is taking this party crashing seriously. a newspaper is reporting tonight that two secret service agents showed up at the oasis about 11:00 this morning. they reportedly told a vineyard manager they were there to question tarek slahi and michaele. she said they haven't lived there in some time. the agents left this message. >> it's imperative that they speak with them and that if they didn't sit down to speak with them, we would have to take whateveraction was necessary. >> the secret service director said in part the secret service is embarrassed by the circumstance surrounding the state dinner
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Nov 16, 2009 6:00pm EST
. nine others are pleaded guilty in the case. >>> president obama has ordered a detect center at guantanamo bay shut down by this january. the deadline is fast approaching and the justice department is trying to figure out where to send the detainees. we have a closer look at one of the federal prisons being considered as a replacement for gitmo. >> reporter: about 150 miles outside of chicago is a small town of thompson with a population of about 500, the community is known for its camping and hunting. it is also home to the newest maximum security prison. in 2001, this $145 million facility currently houses 200 minimum security prisoners. the department of defense is considering transferring detainees from guantanamo bay to the prison. so federal officials are checking out the 1600 properties. they say if the deal goes through fewer than half of the 215 prisoners could be transferred here. illinois governor pat quinn says bringing the detainees could reap benefits for e town. >> i want to work with the president to make sure that we prevail over terrorism and protect our democr
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Nov 11, 2009 11:00pm EST
appears president obama won't accept any of the options his national security team has presented. laura evans is everywhere at 11:00 starting with the latest on the decision. >> reporter: with strong reservation abouts sending in more troops the president is instead pushing for revisions to clarify how and when u.s. troops uld turn over responsibility to the afghan government. a source says he raced those -- raised those questions at that war council meeting today. he's expected to announce his new strategy toward the end of the month. a huge search for gold hitting a new high. up 26% over lat over last year. the dollar fell to a nw low. >>> a surprise for some tv viewers tonight. long-time cnn host lou dobbs announced he's leaving the network immedtely. tonight was his last cnn allowed him to be released from his contract early and is considering a number of options for his career. he was the longest anchor on cnn air. >>> mike tyson busted. find out why airport police detained the former boxer. >>> sue, another nasty night. >> it is very nasty out there. it's even worse down in the vi
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Nov 12, 2009 6:00pm EST
. >> reporter: president obama who last week promised the pentagon's cooperation with investigators today order add full review of all documents regard mag i don't remember hasan to see if information on him was properly shared within the government. it's becoming clear that this is not over yet. military prosecutors say charges could be filed in the case including a 14th charge of premeditated murder. francesca valez was six weeks pregnant when she was killed. 12 of the victims remain in hospitals, one in intensive care and 11 are in medical wards. >>> a 31-year-old man is accused of attacking employees with a knife at the embassy of togo today. the man from the west african nation walked into the embassy to ask about returning home. he became upset, pulled out a knife and attacked three employees. they suffered minor cuts. the suspect hit his head. they were taken to the hospital. >>> the news edge on d.c. a twist in the debate over the same sex marriage bill. the archdiocese o washington which opposes the bill says if it passes, the diocese may not be able to provide its social services prog
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Nov 9, 2009 7:00am EST
among some of the democratic votes and some of the independents who voted for president obama last year, if we were to see low turnout among those voters next year in places like new jersey and virginia there is no doubt that could spell trouble for democrats. i don't think we'll see that kind of apathy and complacency among voters. i think the stakes are high. in order to maintain an agenda for change to work on the economy, we need to have a substantial majority in the congress. but we'll see. there are some signs there that if they were to continue into next year, it would be worrisome. >> your republican counterparts are wasting no time in saying the tide is turning now and the shift is going back right now. and you have some 60 seats in the house that you need to try to protect, that's your job as the chair of the committee. what do you look for now in the coming year to make sure you don't get that sense of apathy and you are able to maintain the control? >> the big issue is the economy. there is no doubt the job situation is not where we want it to be. but people are fair an
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Nov 9, 2009 6:00pm EST
general, given senator lieberman's remarks yesterday. >> tomorrow, president obama is scheduled to attend a memorial service at ft. hood. the commander of ft. hood says the service will include a role call of the victim's names and the 21 gun salute ruth. >>> john allen muhammad is set to be executed tomorrow. the supreme court refused to hear an appeal in the case today. his attorneys claim their client is mentally ill. unless governor kaine steps in mohammad will die by lethal injection tomorrow night at 9:00 p.m. for murdering dean harold mayers at a gas station. his lawyer issued a statement saying "virginia will execute a severely mentally ill man who suffered from gulf war syndrome the day before have beens day." our coverage continues at 10:00. paul wagner will be live from the execution site in jarrett, virginia and my interview with the form for montgomery county sheriff chief moose. i asked what he regrets about the handling of the investigation and the one thing he still struggles with. watch that interview tonight at 10:00. >>> the news edge on dc now. a store owner, lo
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Nov 1, 2009 9:00am EST
news >> rush limbaugh speaks out. the king of conservative talk radio on president obama. on the state of the gop. why aren't people turning to the republicans? and on himself. what did you learn? rush limbaugh in a "fox news sunday" exclusive. then, big governors races tuesday on virginia and new jersey. carl cameron has the latest from both battle ground states while major garrett looks at what the election means for the obama white house. and house democrats commit to health care reform with a government option. we'll ask our sunday group, brit, mara, bill and juan, if it will become law. all right now on "fox news sunday." and hello again from fox news in wash. there's news out of afghanistan, abdullah abdullah has dropped out saying karzai refused to reform the election process to prevent more massive fraud. we'll have more on that story later. now to our interview with rush limbaugh. whether you love him or can't stand him, he is a major player on the american political scene. for three hours a day, five days a week, he tells listeners exactly what he thinks on more than 600 radi
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Nov 30, 2009 5:00pm EST
to president obama raises serious security questions. former secret service director raffle basham says it could lead to criminal charges. >> if you are providing false information to a federal agent, that is a crime. and depending on exactly what this individual, these individuals said to the agent or the officer, i'm sure they will be looking in to that. >> the reason there is an investigation is the president and the white house asked for that to happen. suffice it to say the president is rightly concerned about what happened last week. >> reporter: the salahis boasted about the event on their facebook page and posted pictures of themselves at the white house but the pair who are chasing reality star fame are refusing to speak publicly. their publicist says the accusations they are wanting money for their story is false. >> how are these high-ranking political officials reacting to this? >> it seems strange that a crashing of a social event would reach these proportions and robert gibbs commented it was strange to go from afghanistan to the salahis and reality tv but a full ten
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Nov 17, 2009 7:00am EST
. hundreds of victims have been named in a civil lawsuit. >>> new this morning, president obama continues to make his way across asia after holding a closed door meeting with china's president. the american president, mr. obama, merged with new determination to improve the relationship between the two countries. they both agreed to expand cooperation on climate change and energy and the environment. she will go to soul, korea, before returning to the united states. >>> the question about whether warning signs were missed about the nidal malik hasan. according to the washington post, army chief of staff general george casey, jr., is forming the investigativable. the president has ordered a review of any intelligence into hasan. two of the victims will be buried at arlington national cemetery. they are the two local to our area. warman will be laid to west next sunday and another one on november 25th. >>> breaking news, out of charles county, maryland. reports of people trapped of a vehicle slammed into a townhouse. live the home in st. charles. you can see a minivan smashed through the front
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Nov 9, 2009 10:00pm EST
murder of these 13 people was a terrorist act. >> president obama and the first lady michelle will attend a memorial service tomorrow at ft. hood. >>> and on the hunt for killers who shot a much loved store owner. hernandez handed over the cash and the two men shot her several times anyway. police are looking into the matter on kennedy street close by to see if they captured the killers. >>> and riding on a defensive situation, the video showing a mayor and a team of bikers using police escorts. the safety advocates says that it appears to cause problems with red lights and traffic. more on the mayor's training troubles. roby chavez has more. >> reporter: nobody likes to sit in traffic, and this video shows that the mayor may be responsible for some congestion. many wonder why he is not using the bike lanes throughout the city instead of using the open highway. with his red, white and blue biking tights, the mayor shows he likes to bike. the problem? this video captured by wopt radio shows, the mayor and his team being escorted by cops, causing traffic at times and even blowing thr
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Nov 30, 2009 5:00am EST
mistake ever concentrating more on iraq than afghanistan. president obama will announce his decision on afghanistan troop levels tomorrow. >>> the white house party crashers say they want to tell their side ofthe story but they are wanting money up first. according to representatives for the couple, they have tacted network urging them to get their bids in for an interview. network news divisions traditionally don't pay for interews but they pay for access to exclusive material. >>> a big change is coming as some restaurants and sports bars in our area sparking some heated words. >> i'm angry. i'm going to be really angry come tuesday morning so i would like every other smoker in the country in the country to stand up and say we've had enough. >>> coming up next, we'll show you how local establishments are getting ready for the new smoking law. >>> after a beautiful day yesterday, we have changes in the form of clouds and eventually some rain showers moving in. cooler weather as well. i'll have the details on the forecast and julie wright is back with a look at your on- time traffic
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Nov 11, 2009 5:00am EST
. a sad farewell for the 12 soldiers and one civilian who were killed. president obama told stories about each of the victims whose empty boots lined the wall. he said it is hard to comprehend the twisted logic that led to this tragedy. >> this much we do know, no faith justifies these murderous and craven acts. >> government officials say a pentagon terrorism investigator looked into major nidal hasan's contact with a radical imam. that investigator said the check the did not advocate violence. now, a military official denies any prior knowledge of hasan's cokts with muslim extremists. >>> this video landed mare fenty in hot water r apparently violating federal code while riding his bike. he says he didn't know he was doing anything wrong. >> we'll hare what promise the mayor is making. >>> we'll bring you the latest on today's forecast. take an umbrella with you. it is wet outside. we expect lighter traffic than normal this being a federal holiday. stay with us. fox 5 morning news will be right back. save up to an extra 30% when you use your jcpenney card. save even more with door
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Nov 11, 2009 7:00am EST
these guys quite so much and i wouldn't have got us in a jam. and i think its typical of obama, thoughtful, smart, cool, calm under pressure. wouldn't you agree with that. >> no, peter, i don't. he knows he has problems. so any way. >> let's move on to health care before we run out of time. we saw it squeak by, that was the phrase we heard but what is next and does it have a chance in the senate? >> i think so. you had bill clinton making the argument yesterday, i've been through this, get it done. will it be perfect? no. this is a process. we'll be having amendments to this and changing over te years. but you have to do sometng and i think what will happen is it will pass the senate and go back to the house and after conference they will get it done. i think nancy pelosi had a few more votes in her pocket if she needed to. >> the rumors you heard on the hill were amazing when you think about it. they were running around telling people if you lose we'll take care of you. you may not get re-elected because of these votes but we'll take care of you. i think that's self-serving. b
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Nov 6, 2009 7:00am EST
obama is asking americans to keep the victims in their prayers. >> it's bad enough when we lose them in battles overseas. it is horrifying that they should come under fire on an army base on american soldier. >> reporter: he had been on the radar because of internet postings about suicide bombs. fox news. >> the president will visit with wounded soldiers at walter reed medical center and that was planned before the event yesterday. the bodies of those who were killed yesterday will be brought to dover air force base in delaware because of the military mortuary there. a ceremony honoring the dead to be held at fort hood, but it's not clear when that will happen. and military officials tell the associated press they cannot rule out that some of the victims may have been killed by friendly fire in the chaos that followed the shooting and the efforts to capture the suspect. >>> more now on that suspect. army major nidal malik hasan was born in arlington, virginia, he went to virginia tech. his cousin lives in northern virginia and spoke to fox news. he said he doesn't think his cous
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Nov 20, 2009 5:00pm EST
the year, laura? >> thank you very much. >>> barack obama took a short break today to be a regular dad. the president and first lady stopped by to visit 8-year-old melia's school. they're going to -- sidwell friends school in bethesda campus. the spokesman said they visited for a school activity but the smokes -- spokesman wouldn't elaborate. >>> little ones are learning the gift of giving, donating more than 50 thanksgiving dinners. the kids partnered with the salvation army in fairfax to organize the meals. they all kindergarteners or younger and all work to make sure they chose the kind of food they thought families would want to eat based on their own family tradition. >> i can see them starting that program early. >>> bring on the shopping season. black friday is one week away, whether to compare prices or great deals, it's no secret. the shoppers looking to save money head to the web. melanie alnwick is here to help you click your way to serious deals. >> saving money by shopping online has become a daily obsession for vanessa. >>t became a thing where every morning, you know
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Nov 23, 2009 6:00am EST
ever imagine. think about it. barack obama has put hundreds of billions of dollars into the economy to stimulate purchases, to stimulate buying houses, to stimulate all this bad debt to turn around, and you're alive during the greatest time in history to make money. think about it. the real estate market was up here. it's fallen over the last couple of years, straight down. we've hit bottom. now we have an economy that's starting to see some light. at least they- the media is saying that, and perception becomes reality. so you think about it. you have a real estate market that's down here, down at the bottom, and you have an economy that's starting to go up. well, here's what i want to show you on this show today. so shut off your cell phone, don't go on the computer, watch this crazy show that i'm doing while i'm actually driving, and let me show you how you could make money starting with no money, no credit, and no experience. but this is my brand new book, profit from real estate right now! the proven, no matter down strategies or systems for today's down market. i'm gonna show you
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Nov 8, 2009 9:00am EST
, about his strategy for a gop revival. also, what does double-digit unemployment mean for the obama agenda? we'll ask our sunday panel, hume, miasson, kristol and powers. hello again from fox news in washington. we are following two major stories this sunday. we'll get to the deadly massacre at fort hood in a few minutes. but first, late saturday night, the house approved its version of health care reform with just two votes to spare by a margin of 220-215. fox news chief washington correspondent jim angle has the story from capitol hill. jim? >> hello, chris. democratic leaders spent the last three days in furious behind-the-scenes negotiations because anti-abortion democrats were threatening to vote against the bill which would have killed it. speaker nancy pelosi knew she wouldn't get any republican support, so she needed all 40 of the democrats who insist no federal money be spent on abortions. they refused to back down, so ms. pelosi had no choice but to allow a vote on their amendment. >> the speaker recognizes that members deserve the chance to vote their conscience and have
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Nov 3, 2009 10:00pm EST
has been trending democratic for the last five statewide races giving a big boost to president obama last year for the election. what was it about mcdonnell that spurred this change this time around? >> sean, when you look at these numbers, one things comes clear off the page. the owe bomb voter -- owe obama voters that registered last year didn't turn out this year. nearly half a million new voters entered the rolls last year with barack obama in the ballot, both during the primary and in the general election. clearly a lot of voters stayed home tonight. we are seeing voter totals maybe inching over the 20% mark. now 49% of voters turned out last year at this time. that didn't happen tonight and it hurt the democrats. >> tom fitzgerald live in richmond. thank you. >>> now to the democrats. creigh deeds' campaign headquarters. he conceded about an hour ago. maureen, what did deeds say about his defeat? >> reporter: he says he will continue fighting for virginians, as you can see behind me this barrett is over. they are packing up. they started doing that almost an hour ago, soon afte
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Nov 4, 2009 5:00am EST
after the commonwealth went for president barack obama and the democrats. we are seeing that independent voters were really key. they preferred mcdonnell by nearly a 2-1 ratio over democrat creigh deeds. the exit poll showed this was different from the 2008 election when independents in virginia split. down the middle between the two parties. it was clear early in this campaign that mcdonnell was becoming the favorite. poll after poll showed the republican candidate leading the race. mcdonnell said the numbers didn't matter and he encouraged voters to get out on election day. last night, he thanked them and talked about his plans for the state. >> leading virginia will require innovation and cooperation. my promise to you as governor is the same as my promise to you as candidate for governor. and that is to strengthen the free enterprise system, to create more jobs and opportunity so that every virginian can use their god- given taalents to pursue the american dream if liberty here in this great commonwealth. >> reporter: president obama, of course, was the first democrat in 44 years to
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